Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Waving flags, fireworks, and cookouts
have come to symbolize America’s Fourth of July celebration, but if you
find yourself with downtime between flipping burgers and keeping the dog
calm, why not chill out with a great book? We suggest these 9 illuminating
and varied reads, whose titles pay homage to that most patriotic of color
palettes: red, white, and blue.